Business, Rules and Laws: Let Us Protect You

This will be a live virtual event offered during NE Regional - Virtual Event

Course Description: Course discussing various and frequent laws and rules impacting the chiropractic profession in Florida. Attendees will learn about the Florida chiropractic scope of practice; the various new laws passed in the 2020 Legislative Session that impacts the profession; differences in a PIP versus mandatory BI auto practice and how the law differs; and the current 2021 Legislative Session and what you might expect.

Target Audience

Doctor of Chiropractic
Certified Chiropractic Physician's Assistant

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) CE
Course opens: 
03/26/2021
Course expires: 
03/29/2021
Rating: 
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Speakers:

Kimberly Driggers, JD

Kimberly A. Driggers is the owner of Driggers Law, PA, where she represents the Florida Chiropractic Association as its Assistant General Counsel and serves as one of their Lobbyists.  For the prior twenty-plus years, Ms. Driggers was in private practice in Orlando and Tallahassee, Florida, initially representing the interests of insurance companies in their defense of injury and insurance claims.  After a number of years and for the majority of her practice, she put her insurance knowledge to use in representing medical providers, injured patients, and homeowners in the denial of insurance benefits, litigating insurance claims in courts throughout Florida.

Ms. Driggers is well known in the area of Personal Injury Protection insurance law (No-Fault or PIP insurance) and has authored numerous articles, testifies regularly in the Florida Legislature, and lectures for the Florida Chiropractic Association throughout the State of Florida.  She is a longstanding member of the National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys.

In August 2019, Ms. Driggers became the first Non-Chiropractor and seventh woman since 1963, to be elected to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, the international testing agency for the chiropractic profession that develops, administers and scores standardized exams for the chiropractic profession.

She received her B.A. in Psychology Magna Cum Laude from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida in 1990.  Ms. Driggers attended the Florida State University College of Law, receiving her J.D. in 1994.

Paul Lambert, JD

Paul Watson Lambert has represented the Florida Chiropractic Association since 1977 and has been a member of the National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys since 1978 serving as its president since 1985. Mr. Lambert has been in private practice since 1977 limiting his practice to representing health care providers and trade associations.

Mr. Lambert graduated from Florida State University (BA 1968) and was granted a juris doctor degree from Florida State University College of Law in 1971. Mr. Lambert was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1971 and is admitted to practice in all federal courts in Florida and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal.

Mr. Lambert served as a Florida Assistant Attorney General (1971-74), staff counsel to the Florida Legislature Joint Administrative Procedures Committee (1975), Staff Director to the Florida Senate Select Committee on Property Rights & Land Acquisition (1975-76) and staff counsel to the Florida Senate President’s Office (1977). Mr. Lambert has served as Chairman of the Florida Bar Administrative Law Section, President of the Florida Government Bar Association, Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Florida Medical Examiners Commission, and served on the Florida Pain Management Commission of the Florida Medical Examiners Commission.

Mr. Lambert has lectured extensively on matters relating to health law, administrative law, personal injury protection and psychology law.

Steven Jaffe, JD

Steven Jaffe has litigated a wide variety of civil matters, from both the defense and plaintiff sides, throughout Florida and nationwide since 1984. He has taken part in more than 200 mediations and has developed a true passion for the dispute resolution process. His practice areas include personal injury, class action, medical malpractice, breach of contract, consumer fraud, long-term care insurance and complex commercial cases.

Steven started his practice in the criminal arena, trying more than 20 cases to verdict over two years in the state attorney’s office. He then transitioned to civil litigation as house counsel for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, representing the interests of insurance companies. Steven then began representing individual and corporate plaintiffs in numerous types of civil actions. He has handled class actions for the past 17 years in various courts throughout the country.

He comes to Upchurch Watson White & Max after serving as a partner at several well-known civil trial firms; fellow partners have included a Florida Bar president and, most recently, a Florida Justice Association president and a sitting Florida state senator.

Steven’s extensive litigation practice, coupled with his philanthropic work and involvement in more than a dozen professional, charitable, and civic organizations, has provided him a unique ability to understand people and to understand every side of a civil case. With exceptional speed, Steven comprehends complex issues and provides practical and unique solutions necessary for the mediation process. He looks forward to using his ability to resolve conflicts and bring people together in often difficult circumstances as a full-time mediator with UWWM.

Jack Hebert


A lifelong political and public service activist, Jack Hebert is the founder and principal of The Mallard Group., Inc.  He has extensive experience in local, state and national politics.  For over two decades, Jack has partnered with the Florida Chiropractic Association, assisting in state executive and legislative branch lobbying, issue research, member education and programming development.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) CE
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